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radiation

Collateral Damage: Secondary Cancer[s]

February 5, 2013 mhyh 0

28 Days [of] Heart Day 5 MHYH’s passion is survivors, survivorship, [and] late effects of cancer treatment[s] such as secondary cancers are matters that weigh heavily on the hearts of individual survivors and those who love them; therefore, MHYH will carry this torch on …

LiveWELL: Know your Numbers

February 4, 2013 mhyh 1

28 Days [of] Heart Day 4 To my knowledge, cancer treatment has NEVER been included in the list of risk factors for heart disease, yet it is absolutely a risk factor for heart disease. Be it known that heart disease IS a potential late effect of some cancer treatments. Surviv …

Cancer: Check

November 14, 2012 mhyh 0

Stefan Pietrobono of Toronto, Canada is a 19-year-old student who plays competitive hockey while living his life to inspire others. Oh, did I mention that he is also a cancer survivor [and] I had the privilege of getting to know him recently? Stefan is a survivor of Hodgkin†…

myHeart: Thank[FULL]

September 26, 2012 mhyh 2

It has been said that we don’t choose our family; we choose our friends [and] our friends are not necessarily those who have known us the longest rather they are the ones who came [and] NEVER left our sides. Forgive me, but I have no idea who to credit with that sentime …

Perspective, a father’s: what is she thinking?

July 5, 2012 mhyh 0

Parents of children diagnosed with cancer, really loved ones of anyone facing cancer, face daily challenges in terms of how much to say, what not to say or when to say it along with the endless wondering about what their child, their loved one is ACTUALLY thinking. Both my pe …